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  1. HK's legal services touted to Canada

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan Canadian investors looking to do business in China should consider using Hong Kong as a base because of the quality of its legal services, Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung ... that arise from these agreements,' Miss Leung said. 'Mainland companies venturing overseas are also making use of Hong Kong's legal services.' Her speech underscores the close ...

  2. Prospects for cross-border services

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... judiciary systems because legal services go hand in hand with economic growth. With the opening up of the mainland to the global market, the increased volume of international trade could lead to a need for cross-border legal services. The judiciary system in the mainland is comparatively young because it was rebuilt in the late 1980s after the Cultural Revolution, and mainland law ...

  3. 'Zero quota' policy for mainland mothers has no legal basis: Regina Ip

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying's 'zero quota' policy for births to mainland mothers in Hong Kong hospitals has no legal basis, ... overnight.' Ip said that in early April the chief executive-elect held a meeting with prominent lawyers to discuss the right of abode issue in early April. 'The legal experts confirmed ...

  4. Legal intent

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to WikiLeaks) to describe her as an 'unsung heroine' of the reunification. In the Department of Justice, you will find some excellent people, who are committed to public service. Any ... prosecution powers to the director of public prosecutions, as this will enable you to concentrate on your primary role as legal adviser to the government. As the head of the Law Reform Commission, you ...

  5. Legal aid watchdog pursues new blood

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Legal-aid monitors want to expand their advisory board to include representatives of consumer, social services and accounting sectors. This would give the Legal Aid Services ... Council has daily experience with them, so we want their feedback,' he said. The government was planning to submit amendments to the Legal Aid Services Council Ordinance next year to expand ...

  6. Legal aid change a risk we cannot afford

    Posted Jun 05th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... the government said, was why it had commissioned the Legal Aid Services Council to examine the desirability and feasibility of establishing an independent Legal Aid Authority. Well, the council ... as possible.' The Bar Association also points out that it was not consulted and, apparently, neither was the Legal Aid Services Council. This is very odd. After all, by law, the council ...

  7. DAB sets sights on legal sector

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... and legal services, said he was considering running for the seat. 'Of course we want to win, but the most important thing is publicity. The DAB's participation can demonstrate ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Gary Cheung A Beijing-friendly party may contest the Legislative Council legal functional constituency in September's election, despite long-standing dominance ...

  8. Legal imperatives

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... as an endangered species that must be preserved at all costs after Hong Kong returned to China. The legal system, so different to the one on the mainland, would therefore be judged by how much remained ... and the efforts by Hong Kong lawyers to extend their services to the mainland are all helping shape the way in which the system evolves. Other changes and challenges lie ahead. These include a huge ...

  9. Mainland legal letters do not hold water

    Posted Apr 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... service pay verdict It has been pleasing to read numerous Post leaders supporting the sanctity of the Basic Law. Most of these, of course, have concerned the length of term to be served ... police officers still hope that the government will respect the decision of the Court of Appeal without causing further rifts in the fragile relationship with the civil service. By abandoning its ...

  10. Hacker threatens July 1 chaos

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Correctional Services Department in retaliation for his arrest for trying to mobilise attacks through his Facebook page. But all four departments said their websites had been operating normally. T said ... of service- to mount the attacks by swamping the websites with vast amounts of data. He said the attacks on the four departments had been triggered by his own arrest and several other prosecutions he ...




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